Team

Michael Alexander-Ramos

Director

Michael Alexander-Ramos
Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Materials Engineering
688 Rhodes Hall
(513)-556-6402
michael.alexander-ramos@uc.edu

Research Interests: Multidisciplinary modeling & design optimization; electric, hybrid-electric, and fuel cell electric vehicle design; automotive systems design; engineering design under aesthetic, business, and/or governmental policy considerations.

Curriculum Vitae

Current Members

Thibaut Amoussougbo

Thibaut Amoussougbo
M.S. Candidate, Mechanical Engineering
amousstt@mail.uc.edu

Research interests: Automotive industries; design optimization; fuel-efficient vehicle; autonomous vehicle; manufacturing processes; entrepreneurship.

Saeed Azad

Saeed Azad
Ph.D. Pre-Candidate, Mechanical Engineering
azadsd@mail.uc.edu

Research interests: Multidisciplinary design optimization; plug-in & hybrid-electric vehicles; game theory; electricity market; renewable energies; smart grids; energy economics.

Sai Krishna Sumanth (Sumanth) Nakka

Sai Krishna Sumanth (Sumanth) Nakka
M.S. Candidate, Mechanical Engineering
nakkash@mail.uc.edu

Research interests: Hybrid-electric ground vehicles design; hybrid-electric UAV design; multidisciplinary design optimization; automotive systems design

Mohammad Sherbaf Behtash

Mohammad Sherbaf Behtash
M.S. Candidate, Mechanical Engineering
sherbamd@mail.uc.edu

Research interests: Multidisciplinary modeling & design optimization of automotive systems; electric & hybrid-electric vehicle design; powertrain design; vehicle dynamics; crashworthiness; finite element analysis; computer-aided engineering

Sushant Thotakura

Sushant Thotakura
M.S. Candidate, Mechanical Engineering
thotakst@mail.uc.edu

Research interests: Multidisciplinary design optimization; hybrid-electric vehicles; vehicle powertrains; alternate energy sources for vehicle propulsion; alternate powertrain for propulsion

Former Members

Arian Houshmand

Arian Houshmand
M.S., Mechanical Engineering (2016)